Laboratory Assistant – Tembisa
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Tembisa, Gauteng, South Africa
The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in Health Research and Systems. We are focused on research, support and implementing integrated approaches to managing TB and HIV. The following positions have become available as part of the various projects currently being run by us and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements of the position.
Ngo / Non-Profit
Work Description: The Laboratory Assistant is responsible for assisting with running of Tests and administration of Samples sent to the Laboratory
Technical Work Responsibilities:
Receive labelled samples for processing
Data capture of samples in Lab Information Management System (LIMS) or Laboratory Data Management System (LDMS)
Monitor and control stock
Daily maintenance of equipment and temperatures
Assist with receiving and shipment of samples
Grade 12 or equivalent
Minimum of two years related experience and/or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience
Knowledge of principles of Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) and Good Clinical Practice (GCP), International Air Transport Association (IATA).
SA Citizen or valid work permit to work in South Africa
Working knowledge of MS office and laboratory database including LIMS/LDMS
Ability to work autonomously and under pressure
Willing to work overtime
Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks
All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking, and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to the achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.
Aurum welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities
Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development.
Job Closing Date:
The Aurum Institute